Summary of Duties: Provide academic advisement for prospective and current undergraduate students within the Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering programs located in Bremerton at the Olympic College site. Coordinate academic programs related to recruitment, retention, and graduation efforts. Responsibilities include the student recruitment process, collaboration with Pullman coordinator to rank Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering program applicants, assessing academic level, responding to academic inquiries, advising students, and developing individual academic plans. Other duties include processing and maintaining student records for undergraduate students in the programs and assisting the Undergraduate Studies Committee Chairperson in administering the undergraduate program, preparing reports, and responding to inquiries regarding undergraduate student program policies and procedures.
Required Qualifications: Bachelors degree and three (3) years of full-time academic advising experience in a college or university or related experience. A Masters degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional academic advising experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Positions who will lead or supervisor will require one or more years of full-time experience leading or directing the work of others.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.